Jane Austens House Museum (@JaneAustenHouse )

Jane Austens House Museum

Bio The country cottage where Jane Austen lived and wrote her six novels, including the timeless Pride and Prejudice. The most treasured Austen site in the world.
Location Chawton, Hampshire
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iPhone : Do you have a tea drinking #JaneAusten fan in your life? If so, we have the perfect Christmas gift idea for you! We’ve just launched three Jane Austen teas, exclusively packaged for our Gift Shop by Twinings Tea. We’re off to put the kettle on... ☕️

Buffer : Visitors (and Marmite 🐈) will have noticed the presence of scaffolding in recent days whilst builders fit snow guards to areas of the roof. Although a temporary safety measure, the guards will remain in place indefinitely until we fundraise to refurbish the entire roof.

Buffer : October #HalfTerm is approaching and we’ve got spooky activities planned for kids and families looking for holiday fun. Follow our #Halloween themed trail or book onto a ghostly storytelling session:
buff.ly/2nGF07s 👻

iPhone : Also at #JASNAAGM2019, we kicked off our roof tile sponsorship scheme and have already collected $1360 in donations - thank you! Watch this space for details of how you too can sponsor a tile and help raise money for repairs to Jane Austen’s roof.

iPhone : Oh I’m pleased about this! And the generous new owner of my blue dress Jane Austen dress definitely wins the ‘wear-off’. twitter.com/janeaustenhous…

iPhone : We had so much fun at #JASNAAGM2019 last week and say a huge thank you to all our supporters! We raised $1132 through our Silent Auction alone - here’s the lucky new owner of a dress donated by Lucy Worsley. We would ask #whoworeitbetter but think they both look fabulous! 💃

iPhone : Alan Titchmarsh planted the Chawton Cottage rose in our garden this morning; a rose developed by Harkness Roses for our 70th anniversary. Huge thanks to Alan and all who joined us for this special moment. More: bit.ly/321fjgQ

Buffer : ‘Our weather I fancy has been just like yours, we have had some very delightful days ... but we have always wanted a fire within doors, at least except for just the middle of the day.’ - Jane Austen, writing #OnThisDay in 1808 📝

Buffer : Edward Austen Knight, Jane Austens rich brother and once owner of this house, was born #OnThisDay in 1768. He gave this house to his mother and sisters to live in, and this portrait of him as a boy is held in our collection. #AustenTreasures

Buffer : A new object has been added to our Treasures from the Collection pages. Read on to discover the extraordinary story behind the unassuming cast iron grate in the Dining Room fireplace here at Jane Austens House: buff.ly/330If8F #AustenTreasures

Buffer : Happy #JASNAAGM2019 to all attendees! Were delighted to be here with you in Williamsburg this year. Look out for your guide to Jane Austens House Museum at the AGM, included in your delegate packs. Come and say hi! 👋 🎩

Twitter Web App : Fair Elinor's Self in that Mind is exprest,
And the Feelings of Marianne live in that Breast.
Oh then, gentle Lady! continue to write,
And the Sense of your Readers t'muse & delight.
A Friend.

Twitter Web App : On such Subjects no Wonder that she shou'd write well,
In whom so united those qualities dwell;
Where "dear Sensibility", Sterne's darling Maid,
With Sense so attemper'd is finely pourtray'd.

Twitter Web App : On #NationalPoetryDay 📝 we must mention James Austen, Jane Austens oldest brother, who was a prolific poet. The following poem was written by James for Jane on the publication of her first novel, Sense & Sensibility: